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6 more sweet treats to help you keep your cool

DH Vancouver Staff May 28, 2015 9:56 am

To beat the heat in Vancouver, a cold sweet treat can help you keep your cool.


Here are six more delicious sweet treats worth checking out in Vancouver this summer:

Liquid nitrogen ice cream at the Vancouver Club


Liquid nitrogen ice cream (Tristan Casey)

When it comes to ice cream, nothing beats a scoop or two of the deliciously smooth and delightfully sweet raspberry infused liquid nitrogen churned ice cream at the Vancouver Club. This incredibly trendy dessert is made-to-order table side, and is the result of slowly mixing liquid nitrogen with creamy ingredients until the mixture is completely frozen. To get a spoon near this dessert there is a big catch however, you must either be a member of the Vancouver Club or know a member to get in.

Address: 915 W Hastings Street
Phone: 604-685-9321

Chocolholics Anonymous from Nice Vice Creamery


Nice Vice’s Chocoholics Anonymous (Nice Vice)

Using only high quality and ethically-sourced ingredients, Nice Vice Creamery serves 0% dairy, plant-based “vice cream.” Their vegan nice vice cream bowls are perfect for those who want a delicious and refreshing treat, as well as a healthy alternative to conventional dairy based ice cream.

Nice Vice cream is sold from the Nice Vice Van, which can be found near Downtown, Kits, and Olympic Village. Visit their website for further details.

Black sesame ice cream sandwich from Chicco Coffee & Dessert Bar


Macaron ice cream sandwich (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

Those looking for an icy treat that’s not overly sweet will enjoy Chicco Coffee and Dessert Bar’s black sesame ice cream. Sandwiched between a green tea macaron, Chicco’s black sesame ice cream is creamy, with a rich roasted sesame flavour.

Address: 1504 Robson Street
Phone: 604-633-1286

Frozen Yogurt from Styo


Green Tea Harmony (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

lf frozen yogurt is your thing, then you’re going to love Styo on Denman Street. This modern froyo shop offers a variety of frozen dairy treats from smoothies to frozen yogurt parfaits. The green tea yogurt parfait is by far Styo’s most popular creation. Layered with red bean, cereal, brownie and topped with a cream puff this summertime treat is delightfully cool, wonderfully smooth in texture and has just the right amount of sweetness to it.

Address: 907 Denman Street, West End
Phone: 778-737-7896

Ice cream sandwich from Brown Paper Packages


Minty Chipy ice cream sandwich (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

Brown Paper Packages is a small artisanal ice cream company operating here in Vancouver. Who does’t love cookies and ice cream? The White Turtle ice cream sandwich (vanilla bean ice cream with a double chocolate, pecan, caramel and sea salt cookie), and the peanut butter cup (chocolate ice cream with a peanut butter cookie topped with chocolate, toffee and roasted salted peanuts) are recommended.

AddressPazzo Chow, 620 Quebec Street (at Keefer Street)
Phone: 778-835-1607

Chatime pearl milk tea from Chatime


Chatime bubble tea (Jess Fleming / Vancity Buzz)

Bubble tea fanatics will appreciate the wonderfully cooling Chatime pearl milk tea from the recently opened international Taiwanese bubble tea chain Chatime. Chatime’s pearl milk tea is sweet and milky, and made from Taiwanese-imported black tea. If black tea is not your thing, there are many other drink options and flavour variations to choose from including: mango, matcha latte and grapefruit green tea, just to name a few.

Address: 1274 Robson Street

DH Vancouver Staff
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